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Article | July 8, 2015
Budget Cuts Threatening Chicago CVB, Including Sports Commission

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Following weeks of frenetic negotiations and calls to action – and a substantial amount of press – one of the nation’s largest convention and...   More>>


Article | June 17, 2015
2026 World Cup Decision-Making Put on Hold

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The winner of the 2026 FIFA World Cup site selection process wasn’t expected to be announced until 2017. Now, it might take even longer – not...   More>>


Article | June 3, 2015
Could FIFA Scandal Bring the World Cup to the USA Sooner?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sports event planning industry awoke last week to watch the rest of the world learn what it had suspected all along: the FIFA process for...   More>>


Article | May 27, 2015
IL Passes Bill Regulating Kids’ Return to Class Following Concussions

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In a watershed decision, a bill regulating when students can return to the classroom and to athletics after a suffering a concussion passed the House...   More>>



SDMAwards

2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 27, 2017

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2017 recipients of its highest honors, the Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


NBA

Windy City Will Host NBA All-Star Game in 2020

January 16, 2018

It has been officially announced: Chicago will host the 69th annual NBA All-Star Game, to be held in 2020. more >>


Rockford

Rockford Region Scores Winning Bid to Host Illinois Sports Tradeshow

January 10, 2018

The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau announces that the Rockford region has been selected to host the 2018 Sports Illinois Huddle. more >>



STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2017 ‘Field of the Year’ Winners

December 11, 2017

Outstanding in their field? These facilities are. Meet the award winners for 2017. more >>


USA_Trailthlon

USA Triathlon Announces Three New Varsity College Triathlon Programs

October 30, 2017

USA Triathlon has announced that three colleges in different states will offer women’s triathlon as a varsity sport. more >>


Eaton

The United Center in Chicago Installs Eaton's Advanced LED Lighting and Controls System

October 9, 2017

Power management company Eaton announced that Ephesus LED sports lighting has been installed at Chicago's United Center. more >>


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